In our society, the words infertility and IVF are very widely associated with female infertility. While it is true that aging is an unavoidable cause of infertility for all women, males are just as susceptible to fertility problems, most notably due to low sperm count, problems with healthy sperm motility, or defective sperm DNA. In […]
If you’re researching tips for trying to conceive, odds are you’ve noticed lots of information about how diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits increase your chances of conceiving at home, as well as the success rates of IVF and other fertility treatments. “Losing weight” is one of those tips if and only if you are overweight […]
Being overweight or underweight can wreak havoc on hormone levels and can affect your ability to ovulate regularly and get pregnant easily. We have some tips to help get your BMI into a healthy zone so that you can have a healthy pregnancy and baby.
Diminished ovarian reserve (fewer eggs available to conceive a healthy baby) is a natural part of the aging process – one of the reasons age is such an important factor when trying to conceive. However age isn’t the only reason women experience diminished ovarian reserve, which is why ORT (ovarian reserve testing) is a routine […]
It’s no surprise that a healthy body has a better chance of achieving a health pregnancy and live birth. Those things go hand-in-hand. However, in an era when obesity is on the rise, healthy bodies are harder and harder to come by. We’ve known for a while now that obesity and infertility rates are linked. […]
As part of our new patient counseling at Reproductive Resource Center (RRC), we discuss a patient’s lifestyle choices. This can encompass many things– from diet to exercise to sleep. The following six recommendations appear on a handout that we provide to our patients and are the first of 12 that appear on the list. Look […]